The Office of Inclusion and Diversity will continue to update this list of resources related to federal action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. If you want to recommend resources, please contact

Saint Joseph’s is committed to complying with federal requirements associated with managing its programs. Otherwise, the University does not share private information about students or employees. SJU public safety officers do not inquire about or record immigration status in the performance of their duties. The University maintains a strong commitment to the privacy of student and employee records, consistent with all applicable law. If any member of the University community is asked to provide protected information, please refer those requests to the Registrar (for students) or the Office of Human Resources (for employees).

Legal and Financial Assistance Resources

Klasko Immigration Law Partners LLC is offering 15-minute consultations for students of client organizations, which include SJU.

DACA Renewal Scholarships available nationwide before October 5 renewal deadline; will be processed within 24-48 hours of online application completion

Catholic Legal Immigration Network: Search for affiliates providing low-cost legal assistance

Important Questions and Answers

American Immigration Lawyers Association: "Don't Get Scammed"

Immigrant Legal Resource Center: What Do I Need To Know (follow link for versions in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Korean)

United We Dream: DACA Rescission and Workplace Rights

Penn State's Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic: DACA: What We Know

Department of Homeland Security: Frequently Asked Questions

Catholic Legal Immigration Network: Know Your Rights When Interacting with Law Enforcement

Statements About DACA

Saint Joseph's University's President Mark C. Reed

AJCU President Michael J. Sheeran, S.J. October 26, 2017

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

AJCU Student Body Presidents

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

American Council on Education Letter to Congress